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National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Huan Service Organizations (COSSMHO)

Type: 
Organization
Description: 

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health is the oldest and largest network of health and human service providers servicing over 10 million Hispanic consumers throughout the U.S. Since 1973 we have grown from a small coalition of visionary mental health providers to a large, dynamic, and strong group of organizations and individuals.

Contact information: 
1501 16th Street NW Washington, D.C.

Multiple Myeoma Research Foundation

Type: 
Organization
Description: 

A website devoted to research and finding a cure for multiple myeloma. It offers support to patients, families and caregivers. It responds to the questions of newly diagnosed patients as well as keeps them informed of clinical trials and breakthroughs. The contributing editor is Kathy Guisti, herself a multiple myeloma survivor. Dr Ken Anderson, from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is on the board of directors, and is a leading researcher in finding a cure for this deadly disease.

Contact information: 
3 Forest Street New Canaan CT 06840 phone: 203-972-1250 fax: 203-972-1259 themmrf@themmrf.org

AdenoCarcinoma of Unknown Primary Online Support List

Type: 
Support group
Description: 

Free, unmoderated discussion list for patients, family, friends, researchers, and physicians, to discuss clinical and non-clinical issues and advances pertaining to cancers of unknown primary. This includes information about patient experiences, psychosocial issues, new research, clinical trials, and discussions of current treatment practices as well as alternative treatments. The quality of the exchanges is based on the monitoring of the list by a group of experienced volunteers. Information about ACOR (the Association of Cancer Online Resources, Inc), a highly respected 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, incorporated in New York State, may be found at http://www.acor.org.

Contact information: 
Association of Cancer Online Resources (ACOR) NY NY joanmed@pacbell.net
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Gilda's Club Seattle

Type: 
Organization
Description: 

The mission of Gilda's Club is to provide places where people with cancer and their families and friends join with others to build social and emotional support as a supplement to medical care. Free of charge and nonprofit, Gilda's Club offers support and networking groups, lectures, workshops and social events in a nonresidential, home-like setting. Funding is solicited from individuals, corporations, and foundations.

Contact information: 
1400 Broadway Seattle WA 98122 phone: 206-709-1400 fax: 206-709-9719 info@gildasclubseattle.org

Men of African Descent Prostate Cancer Support Group

Type: 
Support group
Description: 

monthly meeting third saturday @10am to 12 noon. couples welcome. Speakers scheduled most times.

Contact information: 
Los Angeles Ca. 90059

The Kimberly D. Holland Hodgkin's Disease Foundation

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Web site
Description: 

The KDH Hodgkin's Disease Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation established in 1999 by Kimberly and Randi Holland. Kimberly was diagnosed in March 1994 with Stage IIB Hodgkin's Disease and is still currently undergoing treatments for the disease. The Foundation funds clinical trials, research and publications relating to finding a cure for Hodgkin's Disease. Donations to this foundation will be forwarded to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN)

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Organization
Description: 

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Inc. (PanCAN) is a non-profit public benefit organization that is the premier voice for the pancreatic cancer community.

PanCAN is dedicated to focusing national attention on the need to find a cure for and ultimately to eliminate pancreatic cancer.

This will be accomplished by providing public and professional education that embraces the urgent need for more research, effective treatments, and early detection and prevention programs.

Contact information: 
2141 Rosecrans Avenue Suite 700 El Segundo CA 90245 phone: toll-free (877) 272-6226 fax: (310) 725-0029 info@pancan.org

Angel Flight Southeast

Type: 
Organization
Description: 

AFSE Pilots donate their time and aircraft to fly those in financial and medical need. There is never a charge for our service.

Contact information: 
8864 Airport Blvd Leesburg fax: (352) 326-9360 rzerbe4@comcast.net

Lung Cancer.org

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

Lungcancer.org is the official Web site of It's Time to Focus on Lung Cancer. Established in the Fall of 2000 by a group of nonprofit organizations, this lung cancer awareness campaign is dedicated to improving care for those with lung cancer by disseminating up-to-date and accurate information that encourages early diagnosis; shares developments in screening and treatment; and offers support to lung cancer patients and their loved ones.

National Partnership for Women Families

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

The National Partnership for Women Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that uses public education and advocacy to promote fairness in the workplace, quality health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family.

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